Browse Illinois Fire Service Institute (IFSI) by Author "Horn, Gavin P."

  • Horn, Gavin P.; Kesler, Richard M.; Hsiao-Wecksler, Elizabeth T.; Motl, Robert W.; Rosengren, Karl S.; Fernhall, Bo (Illinois Fire Service Institute, University of Illinois, 2015)
    Here we presented a report for the Fire Service documenting an examination of the effect of SCBA and firefighting induced fatigue on firefighters’ gait, balance, and safety of movement. More detailed, peer-reviewed ...

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  • Horn, Gavin P.; Petruzzello, Steven J.; Fahey, George C.; Fernhall, B.; Woods, Jeffrey; Smith, Denise L.; Illinois Fire Service Institute; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Illinois Fire Service Institute, University of Illinois, 2010-11)
    Fire fighting is a dangerous occupation – in part because firefighters are called upon to perform strenuous physical activity in hot, hostile environments. Each year, approximately 100 firefighters lose their lives in the ...

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